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Primary

Admission into Foundation Stage 2 (Reception, age 5)

Your child will start Foundation Stage 2 the term before their fifth birthday. They can start full time from September. Part-time options are available for parents who feel that their children are not yet ready for full time school. Please ask at the office for more information.  Click here to read United Learning Academy Admission Policy.

We are committed to ensuring that all families are treated with fairness, honesty, courtesy and respect, and we would welcome any family who wish to visit the school. There are 90 places (PAN) in our reception class.

 

How to apply

Applications to our Reception class are made through Sheffield City Council’s coordinated admissions process

Applications can be completed online or through application packs which are sent to Nursery children. Online applications close on 6th December 2019 at 12 noon.

The deadline to apply to Sheffield City Council via written application form for an FS2 place is 15th January 2020.  Parents who do not make an on-time application are far less likely to obtain a place at one of their preferred schools.  The FS2 allocation day is 16th April 2020. Parent can print an application form for primary school admission be clicking here

It is the parents’ responsibility to apply directly to the Council, but the school can offer support and guidance upon request. Or please see guide for parents

If there are more applications than there are places available, applications are subject to oversubscription criteria.

Admission into Year 3 (age 8)

Your child does not automatically receive a place in Year 3 at High Hazels Academy even if they have attended our Reception – Year 2. You must apply for a junior place through Sheffield City Council. The deadline date to apply is 15th January 2020, the allocation day is 16th April 2020

For admission to Year 3, application forms can be downloaded by clicking here, or through application packs which are sent to High Hazels Academy while pupils are in Year 2. Please also see guide for parents

The deadline for applications is 15th January 2020. It is parents’ responsibility to apply directly to the Council, but the school can offer support and guidance upon request.

Admission to Secondary School (age 11)

Secondary schools admit children from the ages of 11 through to 16. This is known as Key Stages 3 and 4. If the school has a Sixth form, children will stay there until they are 18.
The year groups at Secondary School level are:

Year 7 (age 11 - 12)
Year 8 (age 12 - 13)
Year 9 (age 13 - 14) SATs testing takes place (end of Key Stage 3)
Year 10 (age 14 - 15)
Year 11 (age 15 - 16) The year most students take their GCSE exams (end of Key Stage 4)
Year 12 (age 16 - 17) AS level exams taken in this year (also known as the Lower Sixth)
Year 13 (age 17 - 18) A-Level exams taken in this year (also known as the Upper Sixth)

Starting at a Secondary school is probably the biggest change a child will face in his/her school career, and therefore choosing the right school is paramount.  Secondary Schools have Open Days/Evening where parents/carers and children can visit to get a feel for the school. Click here to view open dates and times

All secondary schools have induction days at the end of the summer term where new pupils entering year 7 can visit the school and meet their teachers and learn where everything is.

How to apply

Applications to Secondary Schools are made through Sheffield City Council’s coordinated admissions process

Applications can be completed online or through application packs which are sent to Y6 children. Parents can also click here to download and print an application form.   Online applications close on 18th October 2019.

The deadline to apply to Sheffield City Council via written application form for a Secondary School place is 31st October 2019.  Parents who do not make an on-time application are far less likely to obtain a place at one of their preferred schools.  The national offer day is 2nd March 2020. 

It is the parents’ responsibility to apply directly to the Council, but the school can offer support and guidance upon request. Or please see guide for parents

If there are more applications than there are places available, applications are subject to oversubscription criteria.

 

Mid Year Applications

Mid year admissions are when children join High Hazels Academy during the school year. To enquire about mid year applications process and information, please contact the school office on 0114 2442189 or by emailing enquiries@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

 

Additional Information

Please see links below to the GOV.UK website for further information regarding admission and appeals

 

 

 

 

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